Akemi Okamura Appointed Senior Officer for Commodities Ecommerce at KYCX
02/06/2013

Kyoto Commodity Exchange (KYCX), leading Asian exchange offering trade services in electricity, natural gas, emission credits and allowances, renewable energy credits, retail energy procurement, energy consulting and energy data services, today announced changes.

Online PR News – 06-February-2013 – 04/02/2013 Kyoto/Japan – Akemi Okamura has been appointed Senior Officer for Commodities Ecommerce and will remain at the directing strategic initiatives in ecommerce, which include the implementation of KYCX trading technology.

Commenting on the moves, Kentaro Ogawa, President & CEO of KYCX said: “I wish to compliment Akemi for her nearly 17 years of valuable service at KYCX. In her new role, Akemi will roll out KYCX trading technology and support services to market participants”, and added, “This is a great opportunity for Akemi to leverage her deep knowledge and experience of the commodities and energy markets ”.

KYCX technology in the energy and commodities markets in Asia is spearheaded by AlfaTrade, the next generation electronic marketplace that combines the liquidity pools of multiple brokerage firms, electronic trading participants along with multiple clearing options in an open access web based platform. AlfaTrade brings together buyers and sellers of derivative and physical commodities contracts.

As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations Kyoto Commodity Exchange (KYCX) provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. Our business covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives trading, clearing, settlement and custody, through to market data and the development and operation of electronic trading systems.